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pedigree

 [ped´ĭ-gre″]
a table, chart, diagram, or list of an individual's ancestors, used in genetics in the analysis of mendelian inheritance.

ped·i·gree

(ped'i-grē),
Ancestral line of descent, especially as diagrammed on a chart to show ancestral history; used in genetics to analyze inheritance.
[M.E. pedegra fr. O.Fr. pie de grue, foot of crane]

pedigree

(pĕd′ĭ-grē′)
n.
1.
a. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
b. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
2. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
3. A list of the ancestors of a purebred animal.

ped′i·greed′ adj.
Academia A popular term for a person’s educational ‘lineage’—i.e., where he or she studied; a physician with a pedigree has studied at ‘premier’ undergraduate institutions, medical schools, and ‘center of excellence’ teaching hospitals
Genetics An ancestral chart of the blood relatives and mates of an index patient with a disease or a particular hereditary trait; a family health history diagrammed with a standard set of symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, and members with a particular disease

pedigree

Academia A popular term for a person's educational 'lineage', ie, where he or she studied; a physician with a pedigree has studied at 'premiere' undergraduate institution, medical school, and 'center of excellence' teaching hospital Genetics An ancestral chart of the blood relatives and mates of an index Pt with a disease or a particular hereditary trait; a family health history diagrammed with a standard set of symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, and members with a particular disease

ped·i·gree

(ped'i-grē)
Ancestral line of descent, especially as diagrammed on a chart to show ancestral history; used in genetics to analyze inheritance.
[M.E. pedegra fr. O.Fr. pie de grue, foot of crane]

pedigree

A family tree, showing the members who have suffered from hereditary disorder, prepared for purposes of genetic diagnosis and research.

pedigree

the ancestral history of a group of organisms.

pedigree 

A chart or diagram of the ancestral history of a family or of an extended family (kindred), or of individual family members, their relationships and their status regarding a trait or condition. It is used in genetics to analyze inheritance. The analysis often begins with an affected family member (called a proband or propositus) through whom the family is ascertained (Fig. P5). See gene; inheritance.
Fig. P5 Common pedigree symbolsenlarge picture
Fig. P5 Common pedigree symbols
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